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June Seminar

Highlights From Display Week 2024

Sri Peruvemba, CEO of Marketer International Inc.
Paul Semenza, Professor & Chair, Engineering Management and Leadership Department at Santa Clara University

June 18, 2024

BA-SID Seminar Details

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PDT

Presentation Abstract

In good BASID traditional we invite two industry experts to give us their thoughts on Display Week 2024!

Sri will give an overview of the Display Week 2024 and the display industry at large. Paul will give us his expert opinion and overview of emerging developments shared at the symposium this year including the integration of sensing and transmission into displays, and the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Sri Peruvemba, CEO of Marketer International Inc.

Sri Peruvemba is CEO of Marketer International Inc. Peruvemba was previously Chief Marketing Officer for E Ink, where he played a major role in transforming the startup to a $1B+ global company. With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Peruvemba has been an influential advocate in the advancement of electronic hardware technologies.  He is an acknowledged expert on sensors, electronic displays, touch screens, electronic materials and related technologies; and consults, writes, and presents on those subjects globally. Peruvemba has also held senior level positions at Sharp Corp, Cambrios, Novasentis, TFS Inc., Planar Systems, and Suntronic Technology. Based in Silicon Valley, Peruvemba advises high tech firms in the U.S., Canada, and Europe as well as serves on the boards of Azumo, Edgehog, Omniply, SmartKem, Visionect and WiSA Technologies. Peruvemba is a Contributing Editor for Information Display, and the recipient of SID’s Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award. He has BS and MBA degrees and a post-graduate diploma in management. Peruvemba is also a right arm off-spinner for a Cricket team he co-founded in Silicon Valley.

Paul Semenza, Professor and Chair of the Department of Engineering Management and Leadership at Santa Clara University

Paul Semenza is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Engineering Management and Leadership at Santa Clara University and an industry consultant. He consults in displays, flexible electronics, and advanced semiconductor packaging, and was a founder of NextFlex (a Manufacturing USA institute). Paul was an executive in display market research firms iSuppli/Stanford Resources and NPD/Displaysearch. Previously, he analyzed technology policy at the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment and the National Research Council. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Engineering from TuftsUniversity, and a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.
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In-Person Seminar Location

DuPont Silicon Valley Technology & Innovation Center
965 W Maude Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

The webinar will run in parallel with the in-person event as it did prior to the start of COVID19.

A recording of the webinar will be made available to SID members on www.sid.org.

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Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm


Giovanni’s New York Pizzeria
1127 Lawrence Expy
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Pizza and beverages will be sponsored by BASID. Limited capacity of 65.

Martin Fishman

BA-SID Professional Person Spotlight

Martin Fishman

Martin is an accomplished global senior executive who has managed technology companies for over 30 years including PC’s, Displays, Software, Peripherals, SaaS, IoT and, Consumer Electronics. 

Martin recently embarked upon a career pivot joining a start-up venture in Green Tech in October of 2022.  KraftPal, headquartered in Slovenia Europe with operations in Europe, Middle East and now USA is a Corrugate Pallet Manufacturer.  These Award Winning pallets use 80% less material from a tree and as a result, are helping to reduce carbon emission, sustainable, recyclable and feed the circular economy.  KraftPal I.P. covers the structural design of the pallet and our advanced robotic automation that builds a corrugate pallet in less than 30 seconds.  The organization is Private Equity backed and Martin is responsible for the North American operation. 

Martin previously worked for Joan/Visionect in October 2020 for two years as Director of Strategic Alliances and Enterprise developing strategic partnerships, alliances and enterprise accounts.  Visionect is leading manufacturer of Workplace Management Room Display hardware, Digital Signage and Application software.  The new Workplace requires Hybrid tools that provide management and employees with safe and collaborative approaches to facility management and reengaging during and post Covid 19. Prior and for 20 years, Co-CEO, Board Member of Portrait Displays, the inventor of Pivot rotation software and Display Management applications.  Martin managed profitability, global products, sales, marketing and operations achieving customer design wins with every leading OEM in the display industry.  Martin sharpened the strategy of the organization on new I.P. which led to the acquisition of SpectraCal/CalMAN calibration tools for mission critical color accuracy in 2015.

Martin has managed and evangelized technology companies globally since the early days of the PC managing startups, turn arounds and multi-billion dollar international organizations including MicroAmerica, Merisel Distribution, and ComputerLand.

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